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  • 3 Things That Wreak Havoc on Your Digestion
    July 29, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    3 Things That Wreak Havoc on Your Digestion

    74 percent of American adults suffer every day with gas, bloating, stomach pain, heartburn, constipation, or diarrhea – with over half of them never reporting it to their primary care provider. Not only do these symptoms affect your every day life, but they could be signs of something more.

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  • The Sensational Seven – My Top Supplement Picks
    July 15, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    The Sensational Seven – My Top Supplement Picks

    As the First Lady of Nutrition, I’ve sifted through the health claims of countless supplements in the past 4 decades, and have found many that over-promise and under-deliver. My advice to you is to set aside all the marketing schemes and start with the basics. These sensational seven are my go-to basics that cover most of what ails you.

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  • simple abstract painted sun
    July 1, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    The Cure That Time Forgot

    As the pandemic continues, I can’t help but think about a Nobel Prize-winning remedy that’s more than 100 years old and was touted as a cure in the American Journal of Surgery for everything from polio and tuberculosis to asthma, arthritis, and more.

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  • a single small white flower in the middle of a green field in spring
    May 21, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Does Your Spring Cleaning Schedule Include Liver Cleansing?

    Even though it feels like our world has changed dramatically, nature has stayed the same. The seasons are changing, right on schedule, and the gray clouds have given way to sunny skies and warmer temperatures around the country. Our bodies are in tune with the natural seasons, and as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has taught us, Spring is a time of new growth and cleansing.

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  • candida yeast under a microscope
    May 14, 2020 Ann Louise Gittleman

    The Candida Yeast Connection to Cravings and Autoimmune Disease

    Have quarantine cravings for sugary snacks gotten the better of you and left you with aching joints and itching skin? You're far from alone during this pandemic. Cortisol levels soar when we are under stress, which causes us to crave sugary and fatty foods. If indulging in those cravings leaves you feeling like your autoimmune issues are in a flare, then there may be a Candida connection to your condition.

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  • fatty liver disease sibo
    December 12, 2019 Ann Louise Gittleman

    The Newest GI Epidemic: SIBO and Fatty Liver Disease

    Bad bacteria, like the ones that cause food poisoning, could also be causing your SIBO, and surprisingly, Fatty Liver Disease as well. 

    Ten percent of people who come down with a case of food poisoning don’t recover and it becomes a chronic bacterial infection. When this happens, it can progress into SIBO, and as researchers have recently discovered, it can wreak further havoc and lead to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).

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  • clorox bath food body
    August 29, 2019 Ann Louise Gittleman

    Cleaning Up the Clorox Controversy

    Bleach has been given a bad name as a toxic substance, and it’s time to restore its squeaky clean reputation as a simple, oxygenating salt treatment. 

    If you’ve been following me for any length of time, then you know my penchant for rewriting the rules of health and nutrition. My mentor, Dr. Hazel Parcells, was well known for her research into the tremendous healing properties of chlorine bleach...

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